NEW YORK -- Club Industry East opened yesterday in New York City. The show runs through Saturday and features more than 90 seminars and 250 booths on the Javits Center trade show floor.

Today, Gunnar Peterson will give the show’s keynote address. Peterson is a Beverly Hills, CA-based personal trainer whose clients include celebrities, professional athletes and everyday people.

Tomorrow, Michael Phillips, Hospital Epidemiologist at New York University Medical Center, will address the Club Industry East crowd about MRSA. Phillips will explain what MRSA is and what it means to the fitness industry. Attendees can learn who is at risk, how people get exposed, how to prevent MRSA infections in fitness facilities, and how to educate clients and staff about MRSA.

For more on the show, including additional information about seminars, products and special events, be sure to check out Behind the Scenes, Club Industry’s Fitness Business Pro's blog.